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    September 9, 2010
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we have to return power and decision making to the local level-closer to the people and no new taxes without voter approval. jerry brown the knowledge and know-how to get california working again. a stunning announcement from iran today about one of the three u.c. berkeley graduates jailed there more than a year. >> iran says one of them will be released by tomorrow night. the speculation is underway about which one will be released, sarah her boyfriend shane or josh. terry mcsweeney joins us from berkeley. what are the families saying? >> it's been an extremely guarded response from family and friends to this announcement. almost as if they're saying we'll believe it when we see it. and if the same from the iranian
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minister of culture is correct, they're going to see one of the hikers saturday in tehran. that's 11:00 friday night our time. the same hotel where hikers met with family members earlier this year. this suggested release coincides with the end of ramadan, the holy month, and customary to show clemency and release prisoners. usff steven duenas sells abc 7 the fact two hikers will still be held is a concern. >> they know darn well they're not people who should be on trial for espionage. the likelihood they'll hold two of the other hikers however, show they are not done with the political manipulation that
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likely prompted the three hikers in the first place. >> the professor complains that the iranians have raised expectations before only to dash those hopes as they're used as a negotiating tool by iran. most likely to be released is sarah who has a host of medical problems a lump in her breast psychological problems. we have seen the news reports and are urgently seeking further information. we hope and pray that the reports are true and this signals the ends of all three of our children's long and difficult detention. it goes on to say the three are innocent of the espionage charges and the moms are hopeful of their release. they're hoping against hope that it's going to be one or the other two release will follow quickly. laura anthony is going to continue to follow this story. she'll have much more tonight at 5:00 and 6:00.
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terry mcsweeney, abc 7 news. >> terry thank you very much. this morning the obama administration is celebrating at least a temporary legal victory when it comes to stem cell research. >> eric, it's a victory for now. just hours ago the u.s. court of appeals put a temporary hold on a ruling by a lower court judge that blocked government funding for stem cell research. it will stay in place while the justice department reviews this case. the justice department argued that stopping federal funding could cause irreparable harm because it could force scientists to halt some stem cell research projects abruptly. a judge blockeds government funding after a lawsuit was filed by two researchers working on alternatives to stem cell research. the suit claimed federal tax dollars should not be used on research that involved potential
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destruction of human embryos. no word yet how long the u.s. appeals court will need to reveal the merits of the obama administration's position on this case. of course, we'll be continuing to follow this story closely all day. that's the way it is right now. cheryl, back to you. >> jenelle, thanks very much. sex owe fendser he is will face tougher sentences under a law just signed by governor schwarzenegger. he signed the law in san diego. he was flanked by the family of a teenager girl whose murder prompted that bill. 17-year-old chelsea king was abducted and raped and murdered last year by a convicted sex offender. >> because of chelsea everyone has joined together to solve this serious problem in our state. because of chelsea, california's children will be safer. because of chelsea, this never has to happen again. the hope is that it offers some
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comfort to all here today. >> the bill calls for lining sentences for sex criminals who attack children under the age of 14. the sex offender who killed chelsea john gardner pleaded guilty in may and is serve i alive sentence without parole. >> a man fired a gun near some apartment buildings. police swarmed the sunnyvale public housing complex around 8:00 this morning after officers answering a separate call on the grounds heard a gunshot and spotted a man running from the scene. the officers chased the man but he got away. >> a perimeter was set up. there was a unit of interest. we searched that unit. there were no victims or witnesses at the time in there. but we did find a firearm and some casings on the back fence back over there. >> officers don't know if the incident is gang-related. nobody was hurt. >> this morning a vallejo man at the center of an east bay murder mystery is free on bail. a judge reduced bail for
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72-year-old charles rittenhouse from $2 million to $25,000 yesterday. police arrested him last week after the bodies of his wife and another woman were found at home. however, prosecutors only charged rittenhouse with possession of explosives and bomb-making chemicals found at the house. investigators are trying to determine his involvement if any and in the death of the two women. a fourth women was killed in a murder spree by valdemoro. valdemoro was shot and killed by the highway patrol after a high-speed chase. the search for a possible fifth victim has turned up nothing so far. at a pittsburgh landfill police are expected to continue that search for a 7th day today. >> police are holding one man in connection with a deadly shooting in oakland. that shooting happened around 9:30 last night when a group of men were eating at a taco truck parked at 44th avenue and international boulevard. another group of men drove up and there was some kind of dills
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pute. a 23-year-old antioch man who had been eating pulled a gun and fired it. that's when several people started a fight. someone grabbed the gun from him and shot him to death. the man they detained had also been shot and injured during the fight. just about 15 minutes ago -- 15 minutes after that shooting police were called across town on reports of shots fired at a home on the 1200 block of 87th avenue. in that case a 40-year-old woman was shot and injured. a third shooting wag reported three minutes later at foothill boulevard. both of those victims are said to be in stable condition with nonlife-threatening injuries. no arrests in either of those shootings. arson investigators have been called to the scene of an early morning fire at an apartment complex at 60th street and martin luther king in oakland. that fire because just started at 3 a.m. and knocked out quickly. witnesses reported hearing an explosion and seeing huge flames. officials say the fire is extremely suspicious because the
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same apartment burned yesterday afternoon. nobody was hurt in either fire but seven people have been displaced. >> students and teachers are getting an unexpected day off at west valley college in saratoga. a campus-wide power outage at 7:30 this morning. it could be related to continuing construction on campus. no word when power might be restored but until then the students and faculty will not be allowed on the grounds because of safety reasons. >> coming up president obama speaks out in an exclusive abc interview opposing a florida teacher's plan to burn copies of the quran on september 11th. now there's word the pentagon might get involved. >> a heads up for drivers. at will go with those lamps my mother gave us.
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or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin!
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closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> the obama administration is exploring ways to convince a florida pastor to call off his plan to burn the muslim holy book the quran on september 11th. a spokesman says one possibility is a phone call request from defense secretary robert gates. meantime afghan near kabul protested the event by burning the american flag and shouting death to christians. t. j. reports. >> an act of defiance by a tiny florida church is having far-reaching security implications for americans around the globe. >> this was a recruitment bonanza for al-queda. >> the president is reacting to the planned 9/11 quran burning
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to be held by pastor terry jones, leader of the 15 member dove wolf outreach center. >> if he's listening, i hope he understands what he's proposing to do is completely contrary to our values as americans. >> the president joined a chorus of criticism from government and religious leaders that the demonstration would endanger american troops abroad along with f.b.i. concerns the radicals might attack the event. >> we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> promotion of saturday's ceremony has already sparked an immediate response from the terrorist website. one writer warns oh you americans, i swear by allah if you do this deed a weight of war you will not witness. we will not rest until we kill tens of you in place of every letter in the book of alla. it will be the latest demonstration targeting muslims nationwide, many a reaction to the community center and mosque two blocks from ground zero.
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speaking on larry king live, the center rejected the possibility of halting construction or moving the project. >> if we move from that location, the story will be that the radicals have taken over the discourse. >> abc news has obtained a copy of a leafette that insurgents in afghanistan have been spreading around the planned quran burning. >> a federal appeals court in san francisco have dismissed a lawsuit by five men who claimed they were tortured in overseas prisons. the american civil liberties union of the aviation company and subsidiary of boeing. the suit would endanger national security secrets. the men claimed they were kidnapped by the c.i.a. and flown to secret prisons. they tried to two jefferson for that company's part in cooperating with the c.i.a. >> some encouraging nothings on the economy. there's been a major drop in new unemployment claims. the labor department says
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451,000 people filed new claims for unemployment last week. that's a drop of 27000 from the week before. economists had been predicting a much smaller decline. a separate report prompts some to predict the u.s. may avoid a double dip recession. >> how about the forecast. >> let's take a look at sfo where flight arrival delays have stopped. everything's running on time. you can see why, because of that sunshine. we'll talk about a warming trend through the weekend. >> mike thank you very much. >> plus an oakland landmark reopens today with a new name. >> and updating your facebook.com status while you drive. how g.m. is it working to make that reality.
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♪ oming soon to a stretch of 680 in the east bay. starting september 20th solo commuters on the sunol grade will have the opportunity to buy their way into the carpool lane. crews have gone restriping those
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lanes. it could be a bit confusing at first because drivers will have three specific points where they can enter or exist those lanes. once the new lanes are active carpoolers will be able to use them for free but solo drivers with a fas trak tag will also be able to use the lane for a price. a little fee. >> just a little one. a long-time landmark along telegraph avenue reopens after shutting its doors this summer. danish bakery closed in july after 81 years in business. a collective of employees has banded together with the taste of den narc. the taste of denmark plans to hold a grand opening next month. >> yummy, yummy! >> looks as good as the sunshine out there. >> does look nice. >> it does. if you like the clouds, we have a few of those. brighter sky and a warmer
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afternoon coming your way the next couple days. stretching into next week. looking from south beach to the northeast, some of the haze hanging around the bay into the san pablo bay. another perspective from ballmer peak. some of the cumulus clouds hanging around and will continue to do so this afternoon. a partly cloudy to mostly sunny sky. one of the reasons we're warmer today an yesterday this is let's take a look at these temperatures. cloud cover mainly to the coast. upper 50s to half moon bay. around the monterey bay, the clouds pretty stub burn. gilroy low to mid-60s for you. changes coming today with those relaxing breezes the brighter sky and the warmer air but still cooler than average. dry, don't need to worry about drizzle for the morning commute. a warmer day tomorrow and that will head into the weekend where temperatures stay pretty steady. we've taken some wild
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roller-coaster swings of temperatures over the last month or so. that's not going to happen at least the next seven days. san jose one degree cooler, san francisco to oakland to fremont to concord. you can see that 1 2, 3, 4, 5 degrees warmer than yesterday afternoon. the satellite and the radar you can see why we're warmer. sinking air on the back side of it plus we're on the back edge of the coolest air and that's why it's starting to modify, the air taking away some of the clouds and sunshine. strong this time of year. temperatures today in the south bay. we'll start there with a low to mid-70s under a partly cloudy sky. same type of sky over the peninsula and low 70s menlo park and los altos. pockets of sunshine not nearly as brisk and raw as yesterday. the sunset near 60. south san francisco and sausalito, mid to upper 60s. north bay valley topping out at 77 ukiah. sunshine and upper 50s at your
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beaches. mid to upper 60s along the east bay shore, partly cloudy for you. fremont a little warmer at 70 as we head into the east bay valleys, low to mid-70s from dublin, 72. possibly the upper 70s brentwood, 77. everybody else in between that. hollister 60s to low 70s. stubborn around the monterey bay. look at the cool weather pushing into the central valley with upper 70s there. not as breeze but sunshine and 68 tahoe. only 84 in palm springs. tonight mid to upper 40s in the deepest of our north bay valleys. marine layer clouds along the coast and into the bay. low to mid-50s. seven-day forecast, warm 4 degrees in the coast and bay to nearly 8 degrees inland tomorrow and a couple degrees over the weekend. those temperatures don't fluctuate hardly at all from sard to wednesday with low 60s at the coast and mid-80s inland. >> always looks good doesn't it? >> uh-huh.
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thank you very much. >> if you're folks that need to keep track what's happening on facebook.com you may have a way to update your status safely while driving. general motors is testing voice command software that allows drivers to update their status and listen to messages on facebook.com. g.m. insists the feature will not debut until engineers determine it will not distract the driver from the road. >> a new government study says most americans still don't eat enough vegetables and fruit consumption is dropping. last year about 26% of adults eat vegetables three to four times day. that's unchanged from two years ago. 42% have two or more serveings. california california ate the most fruit but no state met the federal goal. >> get busy with that. up next, where to go this weekend to get new ideas for your home or garden. >> don s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s
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s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s >> you know i always say "know the species, know the stain." see, based on size lanolin-free coat, and his ear shape, i know it's an alpaca. but you get some guy who walks in here, looks around, doesn't think, and says "hey look, it's a llama!" next thing you know he's cleaning the stain like he would a llama stain. now that's your time he's wasting. ♪ call 1-800-steemer ♪ as governor, he cut waste got rid of the mansion and the limo budgets were balanced. $4 billion in tax cuts. world class schools and universities. clean energy promoted. 1.9 million new jobs created. california was working. i'm jerry brown. california needs major changes. we have to live within our means; we have to return power
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and decision making to the local level-closer to the people and no new taxes without voter approval. jerry brown the knowledge and know-how to get california working again. today on oprah at 4:00 supermodel nayiomy campbell. at 5:00, the california woman jailed for killing her abusive ex-boyfriend. and gray davis making a special request of governor schwarzenegger. why americans aren't even close to eating an apple today. the health problems that come from not getting the right amount of fruits and veggies. >> from classic opera to modern tips for your home. >> don sanchez has it all. ♪ >> an opera classic opens in san
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francisco oprah's 88th season. it's opera in the park free in golden gate park. preparing art to go and keep coming at the comedy for kids autism show at the palace of fine arts. chef does food a benefit performance saturday night. ♪ >> the aerial dancing has become legendary. the spectacle of the fly away product celebrating the 100th anniversary inform san francisco. two weekends beginning friday. ♪ >> the mountain view art always a cool ride with silicon valley world class art. a movable feat for the senses. >> go home and say why, why did this happen? you may have never heard of him but irish comedian dylan lang is
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predictable, outlandish with a bit of bizarre. >> the world messed up for good. that's the colored and the whites. (laughter) >> more than 40 years after trouble in mind was written, it still delivers strong emotions about the early days of the civil rights movement. now at berkeley' aurora theater. >> new on dvd and blu-ray is the prince of persia. don sanchez abc 7 news. >> wow, that's exciting. >> the weather's going to cooperate, too. thanks for joining us. >> "who wants to be a millionaire" coming up next. >> see oprah: supermodel naomi campbell opens up about it all -- the career, the controversy. what is in you that thinks you
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